Disease Information for Ground glass ingestion

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Pain
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Intentional poisoning Healthy person
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Foreign body reaction/effect
Foreign body, rectum
Stomach foreign body
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Small intestine disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Foreign body disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

Intake of small slivers of glass or china becomes a foreign body; microperforation of gut with abscess, phlegmon, peritonitis, scarring effect; can be chronic and eventually lethal. ... anon

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